Initiation course

 The 2021 season is over, we will be back with our initiation courses in June 2022. Thank you all for this great season

Cours d'initiation au paddleboard sur la rivière des milles-iles, près de montreal sup

 

Paddleboarding or SUP in English is growing phenomenally around the world. The Milles-Îles River is an ideal watercourse for learning in complete safety. We benefit from a multitude of calm rivers and quiet bays for the neophytes.

During the initiation, you will learn the basics of balance, the handling of the paddle and the board, the turns and the notions of safety. The only prerequisite is to know how to swim.

To know

  • The initiation lasts about 1h30. This includes a theoretical part of about 20 minutes

  • All equipment is included: board, paddle and life jacket

  • We can take pictures of you during the tutorial, if conditions allow

  • Reservations are made online, payable on the website.

  • In case of bad weather forcing us to cancel, you will receive a voucher valid for another session

Process

  • Introducing the instructor and the course

  • Theory and Safety (20 minutes)

  • Paddle on your knees and on your stomach

  • Stand up, fall safely and get back on the board

  • The paddle strokes to advance in a straight line and turn

  • Walk around islands

  • Pivot and additional challenge if you feel comfortable


You will need:

  • Bottle of water

  • Sunscreen and adequate sun protection (ex: cap, lycra, t-shirt, etc.)

  • Ideally, swimsuit that you already wear under your clothes

  • Towel

  • Short or long wetsuit if you have one. Otherwise we offer the rental at a cost of $ 5 payable before the start of the course

  • Water shoes if you have them (optional) 

Duration: 1h30

Price: $ 39 + taxes